Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-05-30 15:42:34 –
Indianapolis — Hélio Castroneves has been added to the list of four-time winners of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
After the victory, Castroneves climbed the fence of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and stood in front of the largest crowd since over a year ago. Approximately 135,000 fans attended the event and it was the largest gathering of sporting events in the world since the coronavirus pandemic began. The number of attendees has been agreed by the health authorities and is 40% of the Speedway’s capacity.
He last won the Indy 500 in 2009.
From Brazil, Castroneves has joined the list of four-time winners of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, in addition to AJ Foyt, Al Unser Sr. and Rick Mears.
The former man who achieved this feat, Mears, did it in 1991.